Re: [dev] [PATCH] dwm -- Proper SIGCHLD usage , fix issue with uncollected processes

From: Neale Pickett <>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 22:14:47 -0600

Premysl 'Anydot' Hruby <> writes:

> This is much cleaner and portable way of using SIGCHLD. It also
> disallow existence of defunct processes, one which are executed for
> example from .Xsession before (on the end) exec /path/../dwm

I contributed the original sigchld patch. I like your patch, Anydot. I
wonder what people think of calling sigchld(0) from setup()? This would
clean up any zombies immediately, and install the signal handler.

Received on Thu Aug 13 2009 - 04:14:47 UTC

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